Food and Drink

KPL staff-selected resources. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Gourmet Today by Ruth ReichlBaking by James PetersonThe Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook by Wendy LouiseDinner at Your Door by Alex Davis

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Databases (most require KPL library card)


Michigan eLibrary collection of ebooks.

InfoTrac All Using PowerSearch

Magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, ebooks available in the library or at home with your KPL library card or with your Michigan Driver's License or ID by going to
Includes Computer Database; Custom Newspapers; General Reference Center Gold; Grand Rapids Press; Expanded Academic ASAP; General Business File ASAP; Legal Trac; InfoTrac Onefile; Health Reference Center Academic ASAP

Newspapers and Magazines

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Bon Appetit

Cooking Light

Taste Of Home

Taste Of Home Quick Cooking

Weight Watchers

Community Resources

Bank Street Market

Fair Food Matters

People's Food Cooperative of Kalamazoo


America's Test Kitchen

Information about cooking, recipes, ethnic cuisine, and kitchen equipment.

Cooking Resources - Weights, Measures, Calculators & Conversions

From help to convert your recipes, includes help on deciphering those oftimes cryptic instructions in heirloom recipes from days gone by.

Favorite Brand Name Recipes

Access food recipes, christmas cookie ideas, and recommended soup dishes. - Bartending Guide

Over 6000 mixed drink and cocktail recipes.


Teach children the art and fun of cooking. Includes recipes and resources for both adults and children.

Michigan Wines

Learn about the wineries and vineyards of Michigan.

Nutrition Data

Nutrition facts, including some fast food restaurants


Information and links to over 3000 restaurants across the country.

Recipe Link

Resource for locating recipes, discussing cooking, buying cooking products, and learning about new culinary trends.

RoadFood-find local eateries along highways & back roads

Find the most memorable local eateries along the highways and back roads of America.

Splendid Table

Companion to the radio series, providing listeners and browsers abundant information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture. - How to Select Wine and Beer

Locate informative reviews of wines and beers from The Beverage Tasting Institute.

The Food Network

A unique lifestyle network and website that strive to surprise and engage its viewers with likable hosts, personalities, and the variety of things it does with food.

Veggies Unite!

Features information about vegetarian cooking, a personals section, veggie poetry, articles, and recipes.

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